Laura Bao

Associate AIA

Master of Design Research, Sci-Arc (Southern California Institute of Architecture)
Master of Architecture, Academy of Art University
Bachelor of Architecture, China University of Mining and Technology 

Laura has 5 years of architectural design experience working on a variety of project types from retail stores, residential/tenant improvements, offices, historic building renovations, and airports to mixed-use and urban planning projects. She also has wide-ranging software skills from parametric design to drawing production for permits in the United States and China.

Laura has a master's degree in advanced design research from SCI-ARC with focus on cutting-edge technology experimentation in architecture; this included one year in Robot House, a reconfigurable #D space for work and research with a wide range of applications, including hands-on collaboration and on-site construction which helped her develop a different vision of experimentation and speculation on the future of architecture. 

Professional Organizations

American Institute of Architects (AIA)